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WESTERN BUREAU: With three more lives lost, two of them children, on the Rose Hall Highway in St James, stakeholders are calling for a rezoning of the accident-prone main road. Principal of the John Rollins Success Primary School, Yvonne Miller...

Nearly $1 billion has been allocated to all members of parliament (MPs) for enhancement work in their constituencies, but Prime Minister Andrew Holness has sought to assure taxpayers that this will not be the usual 'bollo work' traditionally doled...

Alister McLean, a member of the disabled community in Jamaica, believes that members of parliament (MPs) must express the same zeal for allowing persons with disabilities easy access to constituency offices, as they do when it is election time....

A National Security Ministry official has told a parliamentary committee that four years after the anti-gang law took effect, only two persons have been convicted under the legislation.

Members of the National Youth Parliament of Jamaica (NYPJ) have argued strongly that a system of a two-term limit for prime ministers should be implemented, while the mandatory retirement age of members of parliament and senators should be set at 75...

The killing of a parent in front of Lannaman's Preparatory School in St Andrew yesterday has left a school community in shock.Dead is 47-year-old businessman Ainsley Folkes, who was shot multiple times in his car at the school gate on Terrence...

Serika Sterling's decision to start The Preemie Foundation of Jamaica was not to add another title to her rÈsumÈ. It came from a deep place within of watching two of her triplets die from complications they developed due to premature births.In an...

Campus Registrar at the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, Dr Camille Bell-Hutchinson, is confident that the institution will be approved for institutional re-accreditation despite the rigorous systems and standards of the University Council...

Jamaican women living with HIV/AIDS who are uncertain where to go for assistance due to fear of being stigmatised can turn to Eve for Life.The non-governmental organisation recently received US$43,000 from the AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) to...

Trial judge Justice Vivene Harris yesterday warned jurors to be cautious when considering the identification evidence given by the Crown's purported eyewitness due to the weaknesses in the case.She gave this warning as she continued her summation of...
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